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Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire 2017

Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire 2017

There are some fabulous Christmas Events coming up in Yorkshire this year! The Snowman – at York Minster 16th December 2017 at 2.30pm and 7pm. This year will see a special screening of The Snowman in York Minster – accompanied by a full orchestra – […]

May Half Term – Family Days Out and Events in Yorkshire

May Half Term – Family Days Out and Events in Yorkshire

Looking for ideas for things to do in Yorkshire with kids over May half-term?  Here’s a round-up of local family events and activities.  Do also have a look at my big post: 30+ Fantastic Family Days Out in Yorkshire with the Kids   For lots […]

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Are you looking for inspiration for what to do with the kids over Easter in Yorkshire?  Read on!  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Lightwater Valley, Ripon Lightwater Valley theme park will be fully open again for […]

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

I love straw hats on Miss H, she just looks so cute and summery in them!  I found this plain hat (just £3 in Primark) and the brim is fabulous, but I wanted to make it really stand out with adding peonies.  How to decorate […]

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the […]

The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children and it worked really well. […]

The Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park, Leeds

The Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park, Leeds

This review was kindly written by Teresa Buckle for Yorkshire Wonders.  We were very excited to be heading to Roundhay Park in Leeds for the Magical Lantern Festival.   It is the first time this event has been held in Yorkshire so we wrapped up warm […]

Santa, a Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Santa, a Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

If you are looking for a lovely Christmassy place to take the children ice skating then the Ice Factor at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is ideal. Situated in the grounds of the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet on the outskirts of York it is easy to get […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park has lots going on as well as their real ice rink, including their illuminated maze and Enchanted Forest. Areas are priced separately so you can do as much or as little as you like. […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

From the moment you step into the entrance you know it is Frightwater time at Lightwater Valley. They have really gone to town with the spooky theming. As we entered there was a bench with a skeleton and antique looking grandfather clock. Next to the […]